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Tips For Reducing Back Pain During Pregnancy El Paso, Texas

During my first pregnancy, I was in great shape as a yoga instructor. I thought I was ready but juggling:
PregnancyBirthEarly motherhood I realized how intense the weight gain was, especially on my:
BackNeckHips This turned into a cycle of:
Gaining baby weightLosing baby weight Along with repetitive movements of:
LiftingSwayingHunching over to nurseBathing I experienced body discomfort and back pain that I never thought I would feel!

Then came my second pregnancy, and the pain was there again. This time targeting my:
Hips Neck Shoulders And of course, the back pain was there in full force, which discouraged and saddened me.

I was sick of feeling uncomfortable and realized it was time to find a solution I could use at home and every day of my pregnancy.

I surrounded myself with top professionals, absorbed their knowledge and utilized their tips and tools into my daily routine.



Tips to alleviate back pain during pregnancy These tips come from my background as a yoga instructor along with con…
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Functional Neurology: TBI and Neurodegenerative Diseases

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the most common causes of disability and death in people. About 1.6 million individuals suffer traumatic brain injuries in the United States every year. TBI can cause a process of injury which may ultimately cause a variety of neurodegenerative diseases and other health issues. Many of the neurodegenerative diseases following TBI include health issues such as Alzheimer's disease (AD), Parkinson's disease (PD), and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

The mechanisms underlying the pathogenesis which result in these type of neurodegenerative diseases, however, are still completely misunderstood. Where many of the health issues following TBI have a high incidence, there are currently only several treatment approaches which can help prevent the pathological development of chronic neurological diseases.

An understanding of the mechanisms underlying TBI and neurodegenerative diseases is fundamental to determine the possible connection betwee…

Connective Tissue Disorder and Functional Medicine El Paso, Texas

When we look at our patients, we try to figure out what is causing their ailments from living their best lives. Some practitioners would prescribe medications to alleviate pain. While other practitioners will start trying to figure out what is causing the patient to have these ailments. Here at Injury Medical Clinic, we talk to our patients about the importance of functional medicine and how it can benefit them. In this article, we will be discussing Connective Tissue Disorder and how it is linked to wheat-related disorders.
What is Connective Tissue Disorder?CTD (Connective Tissue Disorder) is an autoimmune disorder that can affect the connective tissues such as the collagen and elastin in our skins. This disease is highly inflammatory and can occur alongside with other autoimmune diseases, and it is common if families have a history of Connective Tissue Disorder.



About 3% of the population has a connective tissue disorder, and it is most likely to occur in women than men. In fact, …

Back Pain or Hip Pain? Getting to the Root of the Problem El Paso, Texas

Pain in the low back, hips, and other areas of the lower body, the source isn’t always easy to pinpoint.

Pain may originate in the lumbar spine (low back) the hip or both.

It’s important that a doctor identify the source of the problem, in order to create the correct treatment plan.

Because the hips and lower spine are located so close it can be easy to mistake back pain for hip pain the other way around.
Most low back pain and hip pain share a common cause:Normal wear and tear on the body due to aging or triggered by overuse injuries (possibly referred to as degeneration or degenerative changes).
Lumbar sprains StrainsOsteoarthritisHerniated discs Are common degenerative culprits behind low back and hip pain.




Symptoms that the Hip Is the Root One of the biggest symptoms that pain is caused by a problem in the hip is groin pain.

The hip joint is located behind the groin, which is why groin pain typically means the hip is the root.

In some cases, the groin pain will radiate downward …

Traumatic Brain Injury and Neurodegenerative Diseases Part 1

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the most common causes of disability and death in people. About 1.6 million individuals suffer traumatic brain injuries in the United States every year. TBI can cause a process of injury which may ultimately cause a variety of neurodegenerative diseases and other health issues. Many of the neurodegenerative diseases following TBI include health issues such as Alzheimer's disease (AD), Parkinson's disease (PD), and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

The mechanisms underlying the pathogenesis which result in these type of neurodegenerative diseases, however, are still completely misunderstood. Where many of the health issues following TBI have a high incidence, there are currently only several treatment approaches which can help prevent the pathological development of chronic neurological diseases.

A better understanding of the mechanisms underlying TBI and neurodegenerative diseases is ultimately fundamental to determine the possible …

The Microbiome Functions and Functional Medicine Part: 3 El Paso, Texas

In the last article, we talked about what the polyphenols do in the microbiome and in the previous section, we discussed about the microbiome functions in our bodies. However, today we will be concluding the three-part series of the microbiome functions in our bodies as well as presenting on the top 5 environmental toxins that can disrupt the gut microbiome, finding ways to de-stress ourselves, and learning about the different foods that can help detoxify our bodies so we can live a healthier life. Top 5 Environmental Toxins Disrupting the Gut MicrobiomeTriclosan

This is a synthetic antibacterial chemical found in personal care products such as soap, mouthwash, toothpaste, hand sanitizer, and deodorant. It is easily absorbed through the skin and gastrointestinal tract and rapidly alters the microbial composition of the digestive tract if it is ingested. However, this rapid restructuring of the gut microbiome impairs the immune system-regulating activities of gut microbes.



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Peripheral Neuropathy Causes & Symptoms | El Paso, Texas (2019)

The human nervous system is made up of two parts: the central nervous system, which includes the brain and the spinal cord, and the peripheral nervous system, which includes the connection nerves running from the brain and the spinal cord to the rest of the human body, including the hands and the feet.

Many patients with neuropathy may experience a variety of painful symptoms due to nerve damage or injury. But, with the proper treatment approach, neuropathy can be effectively treated and even reversed. Diagnosis of neuropathy is fundamental towards proper treatment. Dr. Alex Jimenez, a chiropractor in El Paso, TX, can help patients with neuropathy.

Peripheral Neuropathy Causes & Symptoms | El Paso, TX (2019)

Neuropathy is a medical term used to describe a collection of general diseases or malfunctions which affect the nerves. The causes of neuropathy, or nerve damage, can vary greatly among each individual and these may be caused by a number of different diseases, injuries, infect…

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